Current Affairs Questions & Answers: February 23, 2017

1. Which city to host the first edition of Gramin Khel Mahotsav (GKM)?
[A] New Delhi
[B] Chennai
[C] Mumbai
[D] Kolkata

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2. The Government of India (GoI) has recently approved investment proposal for generation component of Arun-3 Hydro Electric Project in which country?
[A] Myanmar
[B] Nepal
[C] Bhutan
[D] Bangladesh

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3. Who has been appointed the new chairman of Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal (CWDT)?
[A] N P Singh
[B] B S Chauhan
[C] J S Khehar
[D] Abhay Manohar Sapre

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4. What is the India’s GDP forecast for FY 17, as per latest report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF)?
[A] 7.2%
[B] 6.8%
[C] 6.6%
[D] 7.0%

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5. Which country has launched nationwide military operation ‘Radd-ul-Fasaad’ to eliminate terrorists?
[A] Afghanistan
[B] India
[C] Bangladesh
[D] Pakistan

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6. Who has taken charge as the Whole Time Member (WTM) of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI)?
[A] Neha Sharma
[B] Suman Saxena
[C] Vasant Kumar
[D] Niranjan Tyagi

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7. Which country to host the 2019 Combined World Cup for shooting?
[A] India
[B] Japan
[C] Germany
[D] Brazil

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8. India’s first dedicated Heliport will be set up in which city?
[A] Kochi
[B] Kolkata
[C] New Delhi
[D] Chandigarh

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9. Which union ministery has launched the Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre (BCMAC) for analysis of malware and botnets that affect networks and systems?
[A] Ministry of Science and Technology
[B] Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
[C] Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
[D] Ministry of Earth Sciences

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10. Who is the author of the book “Feroze: the Forgotten Gandhi”?
[A] John Nicolsen
[B] Bertil Falk
[C] Shashi Tharoor
[D] William Dalrymple

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